CBS Management Division's Joel Brockner honored with AOM Lifetime Achievement Award
The Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Management Award
The 2020 Academy of Management Distinguished Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management was presented to Joel Brockner, the Phillip Hettleman Professor of Business in recognition of a career that spans 37 years in business schools. The Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management is granted on an annual basis for significant contributions that have advanced the field of management and organizational knowledge and practice. Significant scholarly contributions may take the form of conceptual, theoretical, or empirical developments having significant impact upon management knowledge and practice.
According to the award committee chair, Joel is prolific, vastly influential, and a scholar who has initiated or shaped a number of research streams, including organizational justice, escalation of commitment, and regulatory focus theory. Within the broader field of organizational behavior, Professor Brockner is well known for his work in several areas, including the effects of organizational downsizing on the productivity and morale of the "survivors," the management of organizational change, organizational justice, self processes in organizations and managerial judgment and decision making. He teaches the MBA elective course Managerial Decision Making, the Ph.D. course Individual and Collective Behavior in Organizations, and he is an active consultant and speaker to companies worldwide.
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